Providence Health & Services CLS Generalist in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Generalist (Clinical Laboratory Services, Night Shift, 0.9 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This job will work 12 hour shifts starting and 18:30 and going to 06:30 AM on a rotating schedule.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic testing of blood and body fluids.

  • Be responsible for all steps of tissue preparation and performance of chemical and immunologic staining procedures on tissues.

  • Have interaction with outpatients, employees and other individuals that utilize the laboratory.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree

  • Montana Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) or Montana Clinical Lab Technician (CLT)

  • Must possess knowledge of all areas of the laboratory to include training in Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology (to include Blood Bank and Serology), Microbiology (to include Virology, Mycology and Parasitology), Coagulation and Phlebotomy

  • Must have an understanding of the physical risks associated with work in with blood and body fluids and understand and use Standard Precautions as defined by the Infection Control Department

  • Have skills needed in the area of communications, leadership, finance, personnel management, and applicable regulations (state and federal)

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions, interpret results and make decisions in both routine and exceptional situations

About the department you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 184958